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snail

Scientists find best way to rid a garden of snails

Gardeners wanting to rid their spring flowerbeds of pesky snails can ditch the beer traps and egg shells and instead develop a strong throwing arm.

lightning

High-speed solar winds increase lightning strikes on Earth

New evidence suggests that lightning on Earth is triggered not only by cosmic rays from space, but also by energetic particles from the Sun.

astronomy

Astronomy Image Explorer launched

IOP Publishing and the American Astronomical Society are pleased to announce the launch of the Astronomy Image Explorer.

roboclam

"RoboClam" hits new depths as robotic digger

A digging robot inspired by the unique mechanisms employed by the Atlantic razor clam has been created by a group of researchers in the US.

materials science

IOP Publishing expands materials science publishing programme

We are pleased to announce the addition of three new materials research titles to our journal publishing programme.

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magnet triggers lightning

Sun's rotating 'magnet' pulls lightning towards UK

The Sun may be playing a part in the generation of lightning strikes on Earth by temporarily ‘bending’ the Earth’s magnetic field and allowing a shower of energetic particles to enter the upper atmosphere.

19 Nov 2014Bristol, UK
traded meat emissions

Researchers calculate "hidden" emissions in traded meat

An international team of researchers has, for the first time, estimated the amount of methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) that countries release into the atmosphere when producing meat from livestock, and assigned the emissions to the countries where the meat is ultimately consumed.

14 Nov 2014Bristol, UK
twisted light waves

Twisted light waves sent across Vienna

A group of researchers from Austria have sent twisted beams of light across the rooftops of Vienna.

12 Nov 2014Bristol, UK

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CERN Courier is the International journal of high-energy physics. More >

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